MACEDONIA GETTING READY FOR THE EUROPEAN HANDBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Macedonia wrapped up the preparations to host the upcoming European Women's Handball Championship, to be held in Skopje and Ohrid from December 2 to December 14.
At a joint press conference of Macedonian Handball Federation and its official partner VIP mobile operator, they presented the official poster for the 2008 EHF European championship under the slogan "Let the Game Begin in Macedonia".
"We are confident that the European championship will be organized at top level. The championship also is a genuine challenge for the women senior national handball team and an affirmation of the Republic of Macedonia," said Mihajlo Mihajlovski, acting president of the Macedonian Handball Federation.
"We are the threshold of the biggest handball event in Macedonia. We hope that with a good organization and with hard work we shall please our fans and meet their expectations and also the expectations of all those engaged in the national team and in preparations, including our official partner VIP," coach Vladimir Gligorov said.
VIP's CEO Nikola Ljusev stressed that the partnership with the Macedonian handball is much more than an ordinary sponsorship.
"We see the national handball teams as our friends and also friends in affirmation of Macedonia's real values," Ljusev said.
VIP mobile operator launched a special e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to enable handball fans send messages supporting Macedonia's national team during the tournament.
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